Montecito Heights – A Recognizable Corner of the City
Montecito Heights is one of the most famous parts of Los Angeles. It is a relatively small part of the city but with a large history end out-sized impact. Unlike Mid-Wilshire, it is a portion of East LA and is surrounded by several major portions of the city, including the Pasadena Freeway and Pasadena Avenue. It is part of our overall scope of articles on the greater history of Los Angeles.
A Famous LA City, But in a Different Way?
Montecito Heights is surrounded by some parts of the city including El Sereno to the southeast, Lincoln Heights the southwest, and Mount Washington on the northwest. There are no major thoroughfares through the area due to the rough terrain of the area, a bit unusual for the city. There are some major landmarks within the city including the Ernest E Debs Regional Park and the Heritage Square Museum.
There is also an Audubon Center within the city. Several major residents also lived in the town, including the artist Jackson Pollock. There are many other aspects of the city, including the heights that give the neighborhood its name. It is also one of the nicest views of the city and is relatively less densely populated than the rest of Los Angeles. This has long made it a favorite for trekkers coming to the area.
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